Sinulog Queen handler asking for promised subsidy 3 months after competition

Immae Lachica 04/17/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— Three months after the Sinulog 2021 festivities, handlers and talents from the Sinulog Festival Queen competition are still waiting for their prizes and incentives. The prizes were promised to be given a week…

Bogo holds virtual inter-cluster Sinulog showdown

Futch Anthony Inso 02/01/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—To honor the miraculous image of the Sr. Sto. Niño, the Bogo City Government held on Sunday, January 31, 2021, a virtual “Sinulog sa Dakbayan 2021 Inter-Cluster Showdown.” Bogo City Vice-mayor Mayel Martinez said that…

What Sinulog 2021 was missing

Immae Lachica 01/23/2021

  CEBU CITY, Philippines — A week after what could have been the busiest weekend in Cebu due to the Sinulog festivities, Cebu faced one of the major changes that the pandemic brought to all our tables.…

Cases lodged vs restobar caught holding Sinulog live-band

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/21/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) on Thursday, January 21, announced that they had filed formal cases against three individuals for holding a Sinulog live-band in Cebu I.T. Park in Barangay Apas, and…

Sto. Niño vendors to return to original stalls on Jan. 20

Delta Derycka C. Letigio 01/19/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The vendors of the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño who have been transferred to the Compania Maritima for the Sinulog season can now go back to their original stalls. According to Councilor Philip…

Fiesta Señor celebration peaceful, orderly – police

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 01/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – With an estimate of only 3, 000 people crowding the Basilica on Sunday, January 17, authorities said this year’s celebration of the feast of the Señor Sto. Niño was very peaceful and orderly.…

[IN PHOTOS] Sinulog amid the pandemic: Just another day in Cebu City

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Streets in Cebu City usually erupt in colors every third Sunday of January as millions visit here to celebrate the Sinulog Festival, the secular celebration in honor of the Señor Sto. Niño. They…

Labella skips opening ceremony of Sinulog 2021

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella skipped the opening ceremony of the Sinulog 2021 due to personal reasons. It has been a tradition for the Cebu City mayor to open the Sinulog as the…

FACES OF CEBU: Alimer Dahoya, 50, Sto. Niño vendor

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/17/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Alimer Dahoya is a 50-year-old Sto. Niño vendor who has been selling images of the Holy Child for more than 30 years, or since 1989. Her life has revolved around the Basilica Minore…

Sapangdaku bet crowned Sinulog Festival Queen 2021

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/16/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Cebu City has a new festival queen. Dixie Lee Ray Oca of Barangay Sapangdaku was crowned Friday night, January 15, as the 2021 Sinulog Festival Queen during the first live-streamed and no-physical audience…

Sto. Niño vendors report losses following transfer to Compania Maritima

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sto. Niño vendors have been reporting scant sales after they have been transferred to the Compania Maritima grounds for the 2021 Sinulog season. The vendors are expected to stay there until the Quincentennial…

Virtual show on Sunday to showcase past Sinulog festivals

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 01/15/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Sinulog 2021 may all be virtual, but it will still continue with its festive trend.  This as organizers of the festival said they have prepared a whole-day virtual show that will showcase a historical…

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